Magnolia Lake suffers from drought



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Schools to hold Open House, New Student Registration



The 2012-2013 school year will officially open for students on Friday, Aug. 10, under the leadership of Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper. Mrs. Cooper administers the work of the school system under the direction of a five member Board of Education as follows: Chairman Danny Bennett, Vice- Chairman Freddie Brinson, Roy Cook, Mike Reese and Mary Young. All Jenkins […]

Oglesby, Mathern win bids for re-elction




Approximately 53.16% of Jenkins County’s 4,720 registered voters went to the polls in Tuesday’s General Primary/ Nonpartisan Election. On the Democratic ballot, on the local level, Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby faced opposition from challenger Howard Young. Sheriff Oglesby polled 1,851votes to 293 votes cast for Mr. Young. Jenkins County Tax Commissioner Brenda Mathern was opposed by Sherril Jones with […]

Unofficial Results



Democratic Party Primary General Election Public Service Commissioner Stephen Oppenheimer – 1,197 U.S. Representative – 12th District John Barrow – 1,525 State Senator – 23rd District Robert Ingham – 1,126 Jude Probate Court Wanda P. Burke – 1,835 Clerk of Superior Court Elizabeth T. Landing – 1,747 Sheriff Robert Oglesby – 1,851 Howard Young – 293 Tax Commissioner Sherrill Bradham […]

Unofficial Results Nonpartisan Primary General Election



Board of Education District #1 Mary J. Young – 386 Board of Education District #3 Roy Cook – 350 Board of Education District #4 Freddie Brinson – 470 T-SLOST Referendum Yes – 1,520 No – 805 Editor’s Note – Nonpartisan candidates not listed were unopposed. You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

Unofficial Results Republican Party Primary General Election



Public Service Commissioner To succeed Chuck Eaton Chuck Eaton – 192 Matt Reid – 91 Public Service Commissioner To succeed Stan Wise Pam Davidson – 94 Stan Wise – 178 U. S. Representative – 12th District Rick W. Allen – 70 Lee Anderson – 153 Wright McLeod – 54 Maria Sheffield – 32 State Senator – 23rd District Jesse Stone […]

Wilson honored



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4- Hers help at Magnolia Springs



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Judge overturns ruling protecting river polluter



On July 19, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John Turner granted the Ogeechee Riverkeeper total victory in its challenge to a Consent Order entered into by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and King America Finishing, a Chicago-based textile manufacturer that discharges into the Ogeechee River. The ruling states that the Consent Order is invalid for a lack of public […]

Millen News goes to Key West!



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